Dana White’s Contender Series Episode 29 Results: Parisian, Buys & The Cosce Bros Get Contracts

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Dana White Awards The Contract(s) To: Josh Parisian, Orion Cosce, Cheyanne Buys & Louis Cosce

Louis Cosce def. Victor Reyna by TKO via strikes (1:12, R1)

Cheyanne Buys def. Hilarie Rose by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Orion Cosce def. Matt Dixon by TKO via strikes (4:42, R3)

Josh Parisian def. Chad Johnson by KO via strikes (3:43, R1)

Kenny Cross def. Kevin Syler by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)


Victor Reyna vs. Louis Cosce

Round One: The round begins with Cosce and Reyna getting into a wild striking exchange, the fighters clinch near the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other against, Cosce attacks Reyna with a few kicks to the midsection. Cosce continues charging at Reyna while swinging away at him, Cosce drops Reyna with an overhand left and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Louis Cosce def. Victor Reyna by TKO via strikes (1:12, R1)

Cheyanne Buys vs. Hilarie Rose

Round One: The round begins with Buys attacking Rose with some leg kicks, Buys and Rose get into a wild striking exchange. Rose nails an incoming Buys with a kick to the midsection, Rose goes for a jumping arm bar and Buys slams her way to freedom. Rose backs Buys into the cage wall after landing a multiple punch combination, Buys spins Rose into the cage wall as they exchange some strikes. Rose goes for a takedown and Buys winds up getting top control, Buys gets to her feet after landing a few strikes on Rose. Rose and Buys exchange a few punching combinations, Buys clinches with Rose before landing a few knee strikes. The fighters separate and Buys cracks a swinging Rose with a counter strike combination, Rose looks for a takedown and Buys defends to gain top control. Buys gets to her feet and she kicks at the legs of Rose, Rose gets up and the fighters swing away at each other until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Buys

Round Two: The round begins with Buys and Rose swinging away at each other, Buys and Rose also exchange some leg kicks. Buys backs up Rose with a jumping switch kick attempt, Buys grabs Rose and she gets her against the cage wall. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch, the fighters briefly separate and exchange some strikes. The fighters separate and Rose looks for the head kick on Buys, Buys cracks a kicking Rose with a counter right. Buys backs up Rose while landing a few combinations, Buys rocks a kicking Rose by landing a counter overhand right. Rose grabs Buys and she gets her up against the cage wall, Rose goes for a takedown and Buys scrambles to get back control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Buys (Overall Score: 20-18 for Buys)

Round Three: The round begins with Buys swinging away at Rose, Rose looks for a step in elbow strike and Buys counters with a combination. Rose throws some kicks to keep Buys at a distance, Buys backs Rose into the cage wall while landing combos to the midsection. Buys grabs Rose and she gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Buys again grabs Rose and gets her back up against the cage wall, Buys separates from Rose and she rocks her after landing multiple combos. Rose goes for a takedown and Buys gets back control on her when they hit the ground, Buys attacks Rose withy some ground and pound. Rose gets up and she cracks a clinching Buys with some elbow strikes, the fighters have a wild striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Buys (Final Score: 30-27 for Buys)

Official Result: Cheyanne Buys def. Hilarie Rose by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Orion Cosce vs. Matt Dixon

Round One: The round begins with the fighters clinching and exchanging a few strikes, Dixon gets Cosce against the cage wall. Dixon scores a takedown on Cosce and Cosce gets right back up, the fighters separate and Cosce lands some leg kicks. Dixon cracks Cosce with a front kick to the midsection, Dixon scores a takedown on a swinging Cosce and he gets the open guard. Cosce scrambles to his feet and Dixon swings away at him, Dixon also lands some jabs against Cosce. Cosce grabs Dixon and he gets him up against the cage wall, Cosce nails Dixon with a knee strike as they separate. Cosce comes forward and he cracks Dixon with a left hook, Dixon grabs Cosce and gets him back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Cosce kicks Dixon in the midsection, Dixon scores another takedown on Cosce and Cosce goes for a guillotine choke. Dixon defends against the choke until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cosce

Round Two: The round begins with Cosce attacking Dixon with some leg kicks, Dixon starts hunting for takedowns against Cosce. Dixon backs up Cosce after landing a multiple punch combination, Cosce responds by hitting Dixon with a few lefts. Cosce grabs Dixon and he gets him up against the cage wall for a short time, Dixon then hits Cosce with a two punch combination. Cosce accidentally nails Dixon low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Dixon attacking Cosce with a few kicks. Cosce cracks Dixon with a knee strike to the midsection as they clinch, Dixon looks for a takedown as Cosce lands an elbow strike. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Cosce cracks a swinging Dixon with a combination of his own. Cosce and Dixon clinch as Cosce lands a few more strikes, Dixon gets Cosce against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters separate and exchange some strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cosce (Overall Score: 20-18 for Cosce)

Round Three: The round begins with Dixon attacking Cosce with leg kicks, Cosce backs up Dixon while swinging away at him. Dixon grabs Cosce and he gets him up against the cage wall, Cosce nails Dixon with some strikes while in the clinch. Cosce scores a takedown on Dixon and he gets the half guard, Cosce attacks Dixon with some ground and pound. Cosce catches Dixon in the crucifix position and he lands a plethora of strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Orion Cosce def. Matt Dixon by TKO via strikes (4:42, R3)

Josh Parisian vs. Chad Johnson

Round One: The round begins with Johnson attacking Parisian with some leg kicks, Parisian responds by landing some leg kicks of his own. Johnson attacks Parisian with a few overhand rights and Parisian defends, Parisian and Johnson exchange some right hooks. Johnson pops Parisian with a leg kick followed by a right, Johnson attacks an incoming Parisian with a multiple punch combination. Johnson backs Parisian into the cage wall after landing a multiple strike combination, Parisian grabs Johnson and he attacks him with knee strikes. Parisian drops Johnson with a right as they separate, Parisian gets side control on the ground while landing more strikes. Parisian gains the full mount on Parisian and he lands a bunch of strikes until the fighter goes out cold.

Official Result: Josh Parisian def. Chad Johnson by KO via strikes (3:43, R1)

Kevin Syler vs. Kenny Cross

Round One: The round begins with Cross shoving a kicking Syler to the mat, Syler gets up and Cross pops him with a left. Cross looks for a takedown and Syler defends against it, Syler and Cross exchange some kicks to the midsection. Cross grabs Syler and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Cross lands some leg kicks. Cross again nails Syler with a kick to the midsection, Syler scores a takedown on Cross and Cross gets right back up. Cross scores a takedown on Syler and he gets side control while landing strikes, Syler gets to his feet and he immediately drops for a guillotine choke on Cross. Cross escapes and he gets top control against Syler, Cross lands a few strikes on Syler as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cross

Round Two: The round begins with Cross and Syler exchanging some leg kicks, Cross cracks Syler with a kick to the midsection. Syler pops a kicking Cross with a two punch combination, Cross scores a takedown on Syler and Syler gets right back up. Cross grabs Syler and he gets him up against the cage wall, Syler drops for a guillotine choke and Cross defends to get top control on the ground. Syler gets to his feet and Cross swings away at him before dragging him back to the ground, Cross gets back control on Syler while landing some strikes. Cross then gets the full mount on Syler while landing more strikes, Syler kicks off the cage wall and he gets top control on Cross before rolling for an ankle lock. Cross defends against the ankle lock and he gets top control on the ground, Cross keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cross (Overall Score: 20-18 for Cross)

Round Three: The round begins with Syler attempting a running knee strike against Cross, Cross scores a takedown on Syler and he gets side control. Syler rolls for a kimura and Cross defends to keep top control, Syler scrambles to his feet and Cross drags him back to the ground. Syler gets Cross in his full guard while eating some strikes, Syler scrambles and he finds a way to get back control on Cross. Cross shakes Syler off of his back and both fighters are standing, Cross pops a kicking Syler with a counter right. Syler scores a takedown on Cross and he gets back control after landing some strikes, Syler lands a few strikes on Cross as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Syler (Final Score: 29-28 for Cross)

Official Result: Kenny Cross def. Kevin Syler by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

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